91-year-old rural West Salem resident, Juanita Ginther, died Tuesday, April 22 at Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney. She worked for several years at the Brown Shoe Factory and later worked for the Illinois Gas Company in the office until
75-year-old Fairfield resident, Sonja Mercer, died at 10:25 a.m. Saturday, April 19 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Mercer of Fairfield; a daughter, Mary Mercer of Fairfield; two sons, John Mercer of Cincinnati, OH and Brian
63-year-old Fairfield resident, Anita Turner, died at 2:58 p.m. Friday, April 18 at her home. She had been a CNA at Fairfield Memorial Hospital for 29 years and was a member of the Lebanon C.P. Church.
Surviving are her
84-year-old Raleigh, NC resident, formerly of McLeansboro, Ralph Dean Hawthorne, died at 12:35 p.m. Friday, April 18 at University of North Carolina Hospital at Chapel Hill. He served in the U.S. Air Force and worked in security for McDonald
Fairfield’s newest firefighter, Chris Wise, has graduated from fire academy training and will be on duty soon. Fire Chief Mike Pottorff said Wise graduated from seven weeks of intense training at the Illinois Fire Service Institute in Champaign, IL,
The trial of suspended White County jailer, 38-year-old Phillip Lowery, ended in a mistrial late Friday night after the jury was deadlocked following nearly 12 hours of deliberations. Lowery stood trial on a class-2 felony charge of aggravated criminal
78-year-old Kennett, MO resident, formerly of Flora, Mrs. Mine Clark, died at 3:42 a.m. Saturday, April 12 at Poplar Bluff Regional Hospital in Poplar Bluff, MO.
Survivors include two sons, Mark and wife Terri Clark of Poplar Bluff, MO and
A mistrial has been declared in the sexual abuse trial of suspended White County jailer, 38-year-old Phillip Lowery. More than ten hours of deliberations resulted in a hung jury. Lowery was on trial for one count of aggravated
Surviving are a her husband Bill Harl of Springerton; one daughter, Debbie (Lawrence) Fitch of Flora; one
77-year-old Grayville resident, Patricia L. Bush, died Wednesday, April 9 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was a homemaker and enjoyed working crossword puzzles and gardening.
Surviving are a son, Leslie Bush of Grayville; two daughters, Patty Jo